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I Threw a Pebble into a Pond

Very profound……..

Limericks, Jokes, and other poems by Clancy O'Lafferty and Maurie

I Threw a Pebble into a Pond

by Maurie Nord

I threw a pebble into a pond
and then I threw in a rock
ripples of pebble went just as far
as waves generated by rock
Ted Turner
he changed the world
but if we think about it we will see
that rock or pebble
pebble or rock
we all change the world….
don’t we?

ripple in pond pic

poem copyright Maurie Nord 2014

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SEA OWL!

A poem about Korea

Limericks, Jokes, and other poems by Clancy O'Lafferty and Maurie

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SEA OWL!

By Maurie Nord

When I was six years old I spun the globe

I spun the globe and found Sea Owl

SEA OWL! HA! HA! SEA OWL! SEA OWL!

The globe was at the front of the room

And every day when I went to school

I ran up to the front to spin the globe

And find that funny place again

SEA OWL! HA! HA! SEA OWL! SEA OWL!

Decades pass

I had forgotten all about that first grade class

Spinning the globe and Sea Owl

I never dreamed I would ever come here

Had no desires, plans or ideas

But Someone who sees the all in all

Who knows the end from the beginning

Saw that little boy spin the globe

And knew that I’d come to Korea

He reminded me of that

When one time I felt,

“Am I REALLY where I am…

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